Marketing Manager
WALTER AND WILD
Auckland
6d ago

Walter & Wild is a New Zealand Food Manufacturing company with a substantial portfolio of iconic brands, including Hubbards, I Love Food Co.

Aunt Betty’s, Hansells, Vitafresh, Greggs, and Alfa One.

Our people are critical to our success.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a talented Marketing Manager to join our Marketing Team. This is a 1 year fixed-term position working in Penrose and will be reporting to our Chief Operating Officer.

This is a key leadership role within the Walter and Wild lead team, and you will be accountable for ideations, leading, development and execution of new categories, product, brand, and channel opportunities.

This role will be also responsible for the overall strategy and growth platforms aligned to the business unit goals to deliver significant incremental value growth.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of this role include, but are not limited to :

  • Driving a consumer centric, entrepreneurial culture through the team and inspire and lead to deliver world class initiatives that will deliver incremental sustainable growth for the business.
  • Developing and implementing marketing strategies and policies to grow the company’s existing and new product ranges.
  • Developing strategies to maintain and improve company’s position in the marketplace.
  • Analysing market trends and competitor’s activities to identify opportunities and make recommendations to the business on how to capitalise on these.
  • Understanding the commercial implications of product portfolio effective decision making.
  • Ensures media and channel activation plans reflect commercial as well as brand growth levers and are fully aligned to brand value propositions and latest insights.
  • To be successful in this role, you require the following skills, knowledge and experience :

  • Previous working experience as a Marketing Manager for 5+ years.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Marketing / Business or similar relevant field an advantage.
  • FMCG background would be an advantage, with experience in brand proposition and innovation creation.
  • A commercial marketer, with strong business acumen and understanding of the P&L.
  • Strategic and innovative thinker with excellent verbal and written communication skills who contributes positively to a cooperative team environment.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with all key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Highly organised with a strong attention to detail.
  • Service orientated attitude with ability to manage workload & deadlines.
  • The Box Ticking Stuff :

  • Only applicants with the right to work in New Zealand should apply for this role.
  • In line with company policy, applicants will be required to complete pre-employment drug testing and a Criminal Conviction Check.
  • Why Walter & Wild (W&W)?

    Joining us means joining a global organisation with very exciting growth plans.

    With a fresh approach, we aspire to be the leading innovator, marketer and creators of food in NZ. Whilst our ambitions are big, we do not want to feel big.

    At Walter & Wild we believe in being fiercely independent and doing what we feel is right and sometimes that means taking the path less travelled.

    We celebrate and value what makes us different. Having a variety of people who are passionate, innovative, flexible and who know how to have fun is important to us.

    Basically, what we are trying to say is that Walter & Wild is an awesome place to work full of equally awesome people.

    Our Values are important to us. It is what makes us Walter & Wild. We are Kind, Loyal, Accountable, Brave, Challengers, and Playful.

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